December 22, 2014 - Industry News
Ford has shipped more than 8,000 2015 F-150 pickup trucks to dealers, and the trucks should arrive in the next few days at dealers across the country.
Tags: Ford F-150, Pickup Trucks, Order-to-Delivery Times, Vehicle Transportation, Ford, Dealers, 2015-MY
December 19, 2014 - Press Release
Since 2002, Ford has successfully ensured that nearly 100% of all new service and maintenance parts associated with new model launches are available when vehicles hit showroom floors.
Tags: Ford, OEM Parts, Parts Management
December 16, 2014 - Industry News
The recalls will affect more than 1 million vehicles equipped with restraint control modules manufactured by Robert Bosch LLC.
Tags: Recalls, Ford, Air Bags, NHTSA, FCA US, Bosch
December 16, 2014 - Press Release
More than 700 Ford employees helped out in soup kitchens, food banks, shelters and care centers in eight different states to help feed the hungry during the holiday season.
Tags: Charity, Ford
December 11, 2014 - Industry News
Ford is rolling out a new communications and entertainment system for the 2016 model year called Sync 3 that replaces MyFord Touch as Ford launches the third generation of its connected-car system.
Tags: Infotainment Systems, Ford, Ford SYNC
December 9, 2014 - Industry News
The recalled modified vans have Ricon-manufactured wheelchair lifts at risk for cracking.
Tags: Chevrolet, Dodge, Mercedes-Benz, Recalls, Ford, Chevrolet Express, Paratransit, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Full-Size Vans, Ford E-Series, Ricon, Cummings Mobility Conversion & Supply, Dodge Sprinter
December 4, 2014 - Industry News
The recall affects 728 2015 model-year cars that may have a faulty fuel pressure sensor that can lead to a pressurized fuel leak.
Tags: Recalls, Ford Mustang, Ford, 2015-MY, Sports Cars
The action affects 19,825 2014-MY cargo vans that may have a problem with a loosening exterior plastic panel on the sliding door.
Tags: Cargo Vans, Ford Transit Connect, Recalls, Ford, 2014-MY, Compact Vans
November 21, 2014 - Industry News
Ford's redesigned 2015 F-150 pickup truck was named the 2014 Fleet Truck of the Year by fleet managers from across all industries and fleet sizes.
Tags: Ford F-150, Fleet Truck of the Year, Ford, Awards, 2015-MY
Ford has increased the fuel efficiency of its 2015 F-150 by up to 29 percent with a lighter-weight aluminum body, pushing highway mpg for a gasoline-powered pickup to 26 mpg.
Tags: Ford F-150, Full-Size Pickups, Fuel Economy, Ford, Aluminum, 2015-MY
November 20, 2014 - Industry News
For 2016, Ford has updated the Explorer mid-size SUV by giving it a more rugged look than the previous model and adding a new 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine to replace the former base 2.0-liter engine.
Tags: Ford Explorer, EcoBoost, Ford, Mid-Size SUVs, L.A. Auto Show, Mid-Cycle Refresh, Engines
November 19, 2014 - Industry News
If Takata and automakers don’t quickly agree to expand recalls on a nationwide scale, NHTSA vows to use its statutory powers to ensure the defective air bag inflators are replaced.
Tags: Vehicle Safety, Recalls, Takata, Air Bags, NHTSA, Ford, Honda, Chrysler, Mazda, BMW
November 18, 2014 - Industry News
Ford has issued a safety compliance recall for approximately 65,000 2014-2015 Fusion vehicles in North America for a programming issue in the instrument cluster.
Tags: Ford, Ford Fusion, Vehicle Recalls, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, Ford Fusion Energi
November 15, 2014 - Industry News
The vehicle safety invention was on display as part of the Innovation Festival, held by the Smithsonian and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Tags: Ford, Smithsonian, Inflatable Seat Belt, Vehicle Safety Technology
November 14, 2014 - Industry News
Ford has sold the 7-millionth Explorer mid-size SUV as it gets ready to introduce a redesigned version that will enter the vehicle's sixth generation at the Los Angeles Auto Show.
Tags: Ford Explorer, L.A. Auto Show, Mid-Size SUVs, Ford
November 7, 2014 - Global News
Ford Motor Co. has elevated Jim Farley to lead the company's Europe, Middle East, and Africa operations among other senior management changes.
Tags: Ford, Automotive Executives, C-Suite, Promotions, Retirement
November 4, 2014 - Industry News
The automaker issues five separate recalls affecting more than 202,000 vehicles in North America.
Tags: Ford F-150, Lincoln, Ford Transit Connect, 2011-MY, Recalls, Ford Crown Victoria, Ford, Ford Transit, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, Ford Flex, Lincoln Town Car
October 29, 2014 - Industry News
The 2016 Explorer will reach showrooms next year with a new look, added capability and additional driver-assist technology, according to Ford.
Tags: Ford Explorer, Ford, L.A. Auto Show, Mid-Size SUVs, 2016-MY
Ford is recalling 204,448 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX SUVs in North American states that use road salt for snow and ice removal. Potential fuel leaks can arise from corrosion.
Tags: Lincoln, Corrosion, Recalls, 2008-MY, 2007-MY, Ford, Ford Edge, Mid-Size SUVs
October 28, 2014 - Industry News
Ford's 2015 Transit full-size cargo van with a Class 3 chassis expands the payload and towing capability of the van without the need for a cutaway or chassis cab model.
Tags: Ford, Ford Transit, Full-Size Vans, Class 3, Cargo Vans, Diesel Engines
October 23, 2014 - Industry News
Ford will offer a new driver-assist system that will reduce the severity or eliminate some frontal collisions between its vehicles and pedestrians, the company announced.
Tags: Safety Technology, Pedestrian Safety, Ford, Ford Mondeo
October 22, 2014 - Industry News
Defective air bag inflators pose a safety hazard in more than 7 million vehicles in the 2000-2008 model years, the federal agency warns.
Tags: Toyota, BMW, Subaru, Honda, Nissan, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Chrysler, Recalls, Takata, Ford, General Motors, Air Bags, NHTSA
October 16, 2014 - Product News
Ford is introducing a cargo management system and LED box lights on its 2015 F-150 pickup, as well as several new options.
Tags: Ford F-150, Light-Duty Trucks, Payload, Ford, Cargo Storage
October 15, 2014 - Industry News
The Electric Power Research Institute is coordinating a test with eight global automakers of an advanced software platform that would allow plug-in electric vehicles to communicate to utilities via the cloud when charging is complete.
Tags: Ford, Cloud-Based Technology, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Smart Grid
October 13, 2014 - Industry News
Ford Motor Co. has added 850 jobs to its Ford Rouge Center in Dearborn, Mich., to build the 2015 F-150 pickup truck, the company has announced.
Tags: Ford, Ford F-150, Vehicle Production, Light-Duty Trucks
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